Are you looking for guidance to feel better, get healthier, or even change some aspect of your life? In this section, we offer valuable concepts to help you to get started—and keep progressing—on a new path to fitness and health!
From finding inspiration to exploring ways to increase your energy through exercise, nutrition, yoga, and even better sleep, the information and practical ideas in this section may help you achieve your goals. More
Explore ways to improve your performance in articles about inspiration, nutrition, and a number of training routines written by Uta and other coaches and fitness experts. You will also find ideas that can help you minimize and recover from sports-related injuries.
To inspire you and help you stay motivated in taking on your next fitness challenge, we have also included some enlightening interviews and special athletics news. More
Helping your family get healthier may be the greatest gift you can give them. Leading by example and having the knowledge to incorporate fitness and nutrition into their daily lifestyle can be as fun and rewarding for you as it is beneficial for them.
In this section, we hope to inspire you with ideas that can support you and your family to grow closer together as you all get healthier and stronger. More
Running the Marathon of Freedom
An act of aggression against a peaceful and good-hearted people—runners, friends, spectators—happened during a 26.2-mile race, April 15, depriving us of our freedom to run that afternoon. Rather than being weakened, we gained strength and stand united.
Nutrition: Healthier Food Choices
How can you make healthier food choices—from salads to snacks? To help you better understand why some foods are healthier than others, we include some brief scientific information as well as tips from the kitchens of the Take The Magic Step® team.
Listen to Your Body—Stay Healthy and Injury-Free During Your Training
The overall approach of staying healthy combined with the ability to listen to your body and learning to understand the signs it gives you, will help you to determine the make-up of your next workout. What are those signs? How can we listen cautiously?
After the Marathon: A Guide to Quick Recovery
Congratulations, dear fellow marathoner! You can return to full physical and mental strength quickest with some all-important recovery steps you can take from the moment you cross the finish line. And, how you can beat the Post-Marathon Blues.
Two Days Before the Marathon
Now that you have done the training for your marathon, it’s time to relax and try to rein in some of your nervousness! The best combination of light training, proper nutrition, and tried and true gear will play a role in how well you perform on race day.
Tapering: Maximizing the Remaining Weeks of Training Before Your Marathon
You are finally in your “tapering” period and counting down to the marathon. Time to build your “cool focus” by running shorter distances faster. Tapering allows your body and mind to recover properly so that you are the best you can be on YOUR Race Day.
A Head Start on a Lifetime of Wellbeing—Questions from Fit Teens Answered by Uta Pippig
Everyone, at any age, has questions about what to do to have and maintain a healthy lifestyle—but young people have some of the best questions because many of them are considering these issues for the first time. Follow your dreams.
Benefits of Exercise for Children
Physical fitness, confidence and stronger self-esteem, more energy, and better memory are only some of the benefits that exercise can have on children—and they are surprisingly easy to achieve.
Keeping A Cool Focus: Just A Few More Days Until Your Marathon Celebration
You have prepared well for your marathon. Now you can look forward to rewarding yourself with an unforgettable “Day of Celebration.” I hope you will not only have a great race, but also one of the most memorable experiences of your life.